Once character connections

We have finished ‘Once’ By Morris Gleitzman. Here is my character connections from ‘Once’.IMG_0113                                           Screen Shot 2015-06-19 at 1.07.34 pm

These are my character connections.                                                      Here is the book ‘Once’.


The light horseman

Who knows what life will bring him, leaving without his horse. They rode in and out of hell trying to serve for their country and their piece of land. Your best mates horses and men are dead. I guess I better say goodbye buddy I will miss you. All that we have been through I don’t want to leave you buddy i’m sorry it has to be this way. “BANG BANG” down fell my buddy. I whispered into his ear I will miss you so much!!!

I cried like hell. I would do anything to bring him back. Anything. We are proud of you men. Light horseman who ever you are, where ever you are we will remember.

Lest We Forget

Vincent Lingari

Vincent Lingari is an aboriganal person. Vincent was a slave for the White Australians. Gough Whitlam was the PM of Australia when he was the slave, and Gough Whitlam felt sorry for the Aboriganals that had to be slaves. The only thing that the Aboriganals wanted was their own land. So Gough Whitlam gave Vincent Lingari a hand full of sand\dirt from his land.

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This is Wough Whitlam giving Vincent Lingari                  This is the cover of the book with all the facts

a hand full of his land.                                                               we learnt.

My Idioms

Idioms are words that mean something but you say it a bit differantly.

Eg: It costs an arm and a leg – Meaning that it costs a lot.

Here are my idioms :


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My first one is Easy as pie – Meaning something really easy – NZ origin.

My other one is Hold you horses – Meaning be patient and wait – USA origin.

Idioms have origins.